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2007 Overall Results


 

RATE: IMPORTANCE (1 = "Not important at all / 5 = "Very important")  Mean Standard
Deviation
Valid
Respondents
IMP: This institution promotes excellent employee-student relationships 4.55 0.65 678
IMP: This institution treats students as its top priority 4.65 0.63 677
IMP: This institution does a good job of meeting the needs of students 4.63 0.63 663
IMP: The mission, purpose, and values of this institution are well understood by most employees 4.23 0.80 651
IMP: Most employees are generally supportive of the mission, purpose, and values of this institution 4.28 0.75 646
IMP: The goals and objectives of this institution are consistent with its mission and values 4.32 0.73 621
IMP: This institution involves its employees in planning for the future 4.38 0.77 653
IMP: This institution plans carefully 4.44 0.72 632
IMP: The leadership of this institution has a clear sense of purpose 4.59 0.66 631
IMP: This institution does a good job of meeting the needs of its faculty 4.48 0.70 606
IMP: This institution does a good job of meeting the needs of staff 4.34 0.75 606
IMP: This institution does a good job of meeting the needs of administrators 3.99 0.97 549
IMP: This institution makes sufficient budgetary resources available to achieve important objectives 4.51 0.65 607
IMP: This institution makes sufficient staff resources available to achieve important objectives 4.36 0.74 605
IMP: There are effective lines of communication between departments 4.29 0.80 618
IMP: Administrators share information regularly with faculty and staff 4.35 0.76 626
IMP: There is good communication between the faculty and the administration at this institution 4.43 0.71 597
IMP: There is good communication between staff and the administration at this institution 4.29 0.78 570
IMP: Faculty take pride in their work 4.63 0.58 580
IMP: Staff take pride in their work 4.54 0.58 584
IMP: Administrators take pride in their work 4.48 0.68 539
IMP: There is a spirit of teamwork and cooperation at this institution 4.49 0.73 620
IMP: The reputation of this institution continues to improve 4.50 0.72 608
IMP: This institution is well-respected in the community 4.51 0.65 607
IMP: Efforts to improve quality are paying off at this institution 4.38 0.66 586
IMP: Employee suggestions are used to improve our institution 4.18 0.77 577
IMP: This institution consistently follows clear processes for selecting new employees 4.31 0.74 580
IMP: This institution consistently follows clear processes for orienting and training new employees 4.23 0.75 579
IMP: This institution consistently follows clear processes for recognizing employee achievements 4.10 0.81 588
IMP: This institution has written procedures that clearly define who is responsible for each operation and service 4.15 0.77 557
IMP: The role of academic advising is clearly articulated and understood 4.46 0.72 632
IMP: Faculty and staff are familiar with student responses to the Student Satisfaction Inventory 3.76 0.95 622
IMP: This institution seeks input from faculty and staff about how to improve service to students 4.32 0.78 656
IMP: This institution implements strategic plans 4.23 0.75 610
RATE: IMPORTANCE (1 = "Not important at all / 5 = "Very important")  Mean Standard Deviation Valid Respondents
IMP: The institution has a mechanism for evaluating progress towards meeting institutional goals 4.17 0.77 585
IMP: This institution has a method of receiving feedback from its employees about the quality of managerial leadership 4.26 0.85 607
IMP: This institution strives to recruit and retain a diverse workforce 4.21 0.89 592
IMP: This institution strives to create a respectful work environment free of discrimination 4.55 0.66 599
IMP: Policies and procedures are clearly written and understood 4.26 0.66 575
IMP: Changes in institutional policies are based on input from all affected units 4.30 0.71 551
IMP: The institution does a good job evaluating its physical and technological resources and implements these items into the institution’s master plan 4.24 0.70 525
IMP: The institution has adopted policies regarding computing reliability, integrity, and security of data 4.33 0.76 537
IMP: Facilities are inviting, clean, and comfortable 4.41 0.67 617
IMP: This institution provides resources for research/creative activity 4.37 0.72 540
IMP: Teaching load responsibilities are consistent with institutional expectations for research/creative activity 4.41 0.74 493
IMP: Faculty are familiar with intended student learning outcomes 4.28 0.77 509
RATE: SATISFACTION (1 = "Not satisfied at all / 5 = "Very satisfied") Mean Standard Deviation Valid Respondents
SAT: This institution promotes excellent employee-student relationships 3.13 0.99 668
SAT: This institution treats students as its top priority 3.00 1.02 663
SAT: This institution does a good job of meeting the needs of students 2.95 0.92 650
SAT: The mission, purpose, and values of this institution are well understood by most employees 2.89 1.07 641
SAT: Most employees are generally supportive of the mission, purpose, and values of this institution 3.14 1.00 635
SAT: The goals and objectives of this institution are consistent with its mission and values 2.96 1.02 605
SAT: This institution involves its employees in planning for the future 2.49 1.13 634
SAT: This institution plans carefully 2.50 1.06 617
SAT: The leadership of this institution has a clear sense of purpose 2.56 1.25 613
SAT: This institution does a good job of meeting the needs of its faculty 2.70 1.10 581
SAT: This institution does a good job of meeting the needs of staff 2.75 1.08 567
SAT: This institution does a good job of meeting the needs of administrators 3.22 1.12 493
SAT: This institution makes sufficient budgetary resources available to achieve important objectives 2.63 1.09 587
SAT: This institution makes sufficient staff resources available to achieve important objectives 2.64 1.07 580
SAT: There are effective lines of communication between departments 2.54 1.05 606
SAT: Administrators share information regularly with faculty and staff 2.58 1.10 610
SAT: There is good communication between the faculty and the administration at this institution 2.47 1.06 580
SAT: There is good communication between staff and the administration at this institution 2.65 1.07 534
SAT: Faculty take pride in their work 3.67 0.94 567
SAT: Staff take pride in their work 3.49 0.97 560
SAT: Administrators take pride in their work 3.22 1.05 502
SAT: There is a spirit of teamwork and cooperation at this institution 2.36 1.09 616
SAT: The reputation of this institution continues to improve 2.54 1.18 597
SAT: This institution is well-respected in the community 2.80 1.07 594
SAT: Efforts to improve quality are paying off at this institution 2.72 1.05 571
SAT: Employee suggestions are used to improve our institution 2.46 1.04 559
SAT: This institution consistently follows clear processes for selecting new employees 3.07 1.18 564
SAT: This institution consistently follows clear processes for orienting and training new employees 3.01 1.07 560
SAT: This institution consistently follows clear processes for recognizing employee achievements 2.85 1.12 570
SAT: This institution has written procedures that clearly define who is responsible for each operation and service 2.78 1.07 531
SAT: The role of academic advising is clearly articulated and understood 2.69 1.09 615
SAT: Faculty and staff are familiar with student responses to the Student Satisfaction Inventory 2.84 1.04 593
SAT: This institution seeks input from faculty and staff about how to improve service to students 2.50 1.11 639
SAT: This institution implements strategic plans 2.70 1.06 592
RATE: SATISFACTION (1 = "Not satisfied at all / 5 = "Very satisfied") Mean Standard Deviation Valid Respondents
SAT: The institution has a mechanism for evaluating progress towards meeting institutional goals 2.66 1.02 558
SAT: This institution has a method of receiving feedback from its employees about the quality of managerial leadership 2.16 1.13 588
SAT: This institution strives to recruit and retain a diverse workforce 3.17 1.17 573
SAT: This institution strives to create a respectful work environment free of discrimination 3.11 1.21 590
SAT: Policies and procedures are clearly written and understood 2.91 1.02 561
SAT: Changes in institutional policies are based on input from all affected units 2.41 1.00 528
SAT: The institution does a good job evaluating its physical and technological resources and implements these items into the institution’s master plan 2.96 1.05 494
SAT: The institution has adopted policies regarding computing reliability, integrity, and security of data 3.63 0.96 514
SAT: Facilities are inviting, clean, and comfortable 3.00 1.22 616
SAT: This institution provides resources for research/creative activity 2.90 1.13 519
SAT: Teaching load responsibilities are consistent with institutional expectations for research/creative activity 2.49 1.24 468
SAT: Faculty are familiar with intended student learning outcomes 3.20 1.00 482
RATE: IMPORTANCE (1 = "Not important at all / 5 = "Very important")  Mean Standard Deviation Valid Respondents
IMP: A) Increase the enrollment of new students 3.24 1.20 638
IMP: B) Retain more of its current students to graduation 4.59 0.69 641
IMP: D) Improve the academic ability of entering student classes 4.14 0.90 630
IMP: F) Recruit students from new geographic markets 3.11 1.16 623
IMP: G) Increase the diversity of the student body 3.69 1.15 632
IMP: H) Develop new academic programs 3.50 0.98 632
IMP: I) Improve the quality of existing academic programs 4.42 0.70 633
IMP: K) Improve the appearance of campus buildings and grounds 3.92 0.91 637
IMP: M) Improve employee morale 4.56 0.71 640
IMP: C) Increase the graduation rate 4.55 0.71 642
IMP: E) Improve the quality of graduate education 4.10 0.89 620
IMP: J) Improve the quality of social and recreational programs 3.71 0.99 624
IMP: L) Improve security measures to ensure campus-wide safety 4.17 0.94 640
IMP: N) Reduce dependence on part-time instructional faculty 3.74 1.26 608
(Choose three goals that you believe should be this institution's top priorities)  First priority goal: Count Percent
A) Increase the enrollment of new students 16 3%
B) Retain more of its current students to graduation 103 19%
C) Increase the graduation rate 63 12%
D) Improve the academic ability of entering student classes 40 7%
E) Improve the quality of graduate education 6 1%
F) Recruit students from new geographic markets 4 1%
G) Increase the diversity of the student body 26 5%
H) Develop new academic programs 6 1%
I) Improve the quality of existing academic programs 58 11%
J) Improve the quality of social and recreational programs 5 1%
K) Improve the appearance of campus buildings and grounds 9 2%
L) Improve security measures to ensure campus-wide safety 18 3%
M) Improve employee morale 88 16%
N) Reduce dependence on part-time instructional faculty 18 3%
Other 75 14%
All responses 535 100%
(Choose three goals that you believe should be this institution's top priorities)  Second priority goal: Count Percent
A) Increase the enrollment of new students 8 2%
B) Retain more of its current students to graduation 80 15%
C) Increase the graduation rate 75 14%
D) Improve the academic ability of entering student classes 43 8%
E) Improve the quality of graduate education 16 3%
F) Recruit students from new geographic markets 5 1%
G) Increase the diversity of the student body 28 5%
H) Develop new academic programs 18 3%
I) Improve the quality of existing academic programs 61 12%
J) Improve the quality of social and recreational programs 13 2%
K) Improve the appearance of campus buildings and grounds 21 4%
L) Improve security measures to ensure campus-wide safety 27 5%
M) Improve employee morale 49 9%
N) Reduce dependence on part-time instructional faculty 19 4%
Other 67 13%
All responses 530 100%
(Choose three goals that you believe should be this institution's top priorities)  Third priority goal: Count Percent
A) Increase the enrollment of new students 14 3%
B) Retain more of its current students to graduation 46 9%
C) Increase the graduation rate 51 10%
D) Improve the academic ability of entering student classes 27 5%
E) Improve the quality of graduate education 12 2%
F) Recruit students from new geographic markets 4 1%
G) Increase the diversity of the student body 22 4%
H) Develop new academic programs 22 4%
I) Improve the quality of existing academic programs 61 12%
J) Improve the quality of social and recreational programs 21 4%
K) Improve the appearance of campus buildings and grounds 36 7%
L) Improve security measures to ensure campus-wide safety 20 4%
M) Improve employee morale 71 14%
N) Reduce dependence on part-time instructional faculty 34 7%
Other 76 15%
All responses 517 100%
RATE: INVOLVEMENT (1 = "Not enough involvement" / 3 = "Just the right involvement" / 5 = "Too much involvement") Mean Standard Deviation Valid Respondents
How involved are: Senior administrators (VP, Provost level or above) 3.94 0.95 543
How involved are: Students 2.08 0.88 546
How involved are: Alumni 2.46 0.99 492
How involved are: Trustees 3.47 1.06 491
How involved are: Instructional faculty 2.37 1.06 558
How involved are: Administrative faculty 3.20 1.15 547
How involved are: Classified staff 2.42 1.01 511
How involved are: Academic deans 3.18 0.87 528
How involved are: Academic department chairs 2.62 0.93 523
How involved are: Program or unit directors 2.58 0.89 481
How involved are: The University Senate 2.78 1.07 511
RATE: IMPORTANCE (1 = "Not important at all / 5 = "Very important")  Mean Standard Deviation Valid Respondents
IMP: It is easy for me to get information at this institution 4.35 0.70 578
IMP: I learn about important campus events in a timely manner 4.04 0.74 584
IMP: I am empowered to resolve problems quickly 4.28 0.68 560
IMP: I am comfortable answering student questions about institutional policies and procedures 4.06 0.83 548
IMP: I have the information I need to do my job well 4.56 0.57 579
IMP: My job responsibilities are communicated clearly to me 4.48 0.62 578
IMP: My supervisor pays attention to what I have to say 4.50 0.64 565
IMP: My supervisor helps me improve my job performance 4.30 0.80 550
IMP: My department or work unit has written, up-to-date objectives 4.04 0.83 541
IMP: My department meets as a team to plan and coordinate work 4.23 0.77 556
IMP: My department has the budget needed to do its job well 4.51 0.60 552
IMP: My department has the staff needed to do its job well 4.53 0.61 568
IMP: I am paid fairly for the work I do 4.48 0.65 588
IMP: The employee benefits available to me are valuable 4.62 0.60 578
IMP: I have adequate opportunities for advancement 4.22 0.84 563
IMP: I have adequate opportunities for training to improve my skills 4.26 0.77 559
IMP: I have adequate opportunities for professional development 4.28 0.74 561
IMP: The type of work I do on most days is personally rewarding 4.56 0.63 583
IMP: The work I do is appreciated by my supervisor 4.31 0.80 566
IMP: The work I do is valuable to the institution 4.51 0.61 584
IMP: I am proud to work at this institution 4.43 0.72 589
IMP: My evaluations provide fair and timely feedback to me so I may improve my work performance 4.30 0.77 542
IMP: Academic integrity and professional ethics are important to my department 4.59 0.66 563
IMP: I feel safe on campus 4.47 0.75 585
RATE: SATISFACTION (1 = "Not satisfied at all / 5 = "Very satisfied") Mean Standard Deviation Valid Respondents
SAT: It is easy for me to get information at this institution 3.10 1.09 579
SAT: I learn about important campus events in a timely manner 3.35 0.99 586
SAT: I am empowered to resolve problems quickly 3.07 1.10 559
SAT: I am comfortable answering student questions about institutional policies and procedures 3.31 1.05 546
SAT: I have the information I need to do my job well 3.55 1.02 580
SAT: My job responsibilities are communicated clearly to me 3.60 1.08 578
SAT: My supervisor pays attention to what I have to say 3.87 1.23 567
SAT: My supervisor helps me improve my job performance 3.59 1.26 550
SAT: My department or work unit has written, up-to-date objectives 3.38 1.15 535
SAT: My department meets as a team to plan and coordinate work 3.64 1.16 551
SAT: My department has the budget needed to do its job well 2.67 1.21 549
SAT: My department has the staff needed to do its job well 2.81 1.27 567
SAT: I am  paid fairly for the work I do 3.21 1.24 591
SAT: The employee benefits available to me are valuable 4.03 0.96 575
SAT: I have adequate opportunities for advancement 2.85 1.23 560
SAT: I have adequate opportunities for training to improve my skills 3.43 1.13 557
SAT: I have adequate opportunities for professional development 3.30 1.14 559
SAT: The type of work I do on most days is personally rewarding 3.99 1.05 582
SAT: The work I do is appreciated by my supervisor 3.85 1.19 567
SAT: The work I do is valuable to the institution 3.71 1.11 584
SAT: I am proud to work at this institution 3.64 1.18 591
SAT: My evaluations provide fair and timely feedback to me so I may improve my work performance 3.46 1.24 539
SAT: Academic integrity and professional ethics are important to my department 4.01 1.04 564
SAT: I feel safe on campus 3.94 0.92 591
SAT: Rate your overall satisfaction with your employment here so far: 3.63 0.95 626
DEMOGRAPHICS
How long have you worked at this institution? Count Percent
Less than 1 year 43 7%
1 to 5 years 154 25%
6 to 10 years 131 21%
11 to 20 years 172 28%
More than 20 years 124 20%
All responses 624 100%
Is your position: Count Percent
Part-time AAUP instructional faculty 61 10%
Full-time AAUP instructional faculty 240 39%
SUOAF-AFSCME administrative faculty 140 23%
Management/confidential staff 29 5%
Classified staff 89 14%
University Assistant or other part-time staff 32 5%
Other 26 4%
All responses 617 100%
Which of the following best describes you: Count Percent
Black/African American 29 5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 18 3%
White 492 84%
Hispanic/Latino 39 7%
Native American/Alaskan Native 5.00 1%
All responses 583 100%
Your gender is: Count Percent
Male 257 43%
Female 342 57%
All responses 599 100%

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